Thapsia garganica (Bauer) - Thapsia (plant) - Wikipedia

Thapsia garganica (commonly known as the deadly carrots) thapsigargin ( a chemical compound) has been isolated from Thapsia garganica and is currently being studied as a possible cure for cancer.

Beautiful watercolor botanicals of poppies by Simon Holtzbecker, 1660.

These botanical illustrations of flowers are by German artist Hans Simon Holtzbecker, who specialised in flower painting. This watercolour drawing from 1660 is part of an album containing 73 botanical drawings.

Daffodils and a Red Admiral Butterfly, by Huguenot artist Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (France, 1533–1588), from an album of 59 watercolours of flowers, fruits, butterflies and moths, ca.1575. Watercolour and bodycolour

Daffodils and a Red Admiral Butterfly

Daffodils and a Red Admiral Butterfly Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, 1533 - 1588 One of the butterflies Glanville collected

Eucalyptus Conferruminata Artist - Ferdinand Lucas Bauer (1760-1826) Original water colour painting held by the British Museum.

Eucalyptus Conferruminata Artist - Ferdinand Lucas Bauer Original water colour painting held by the British Museum.

Anemone coronaria, by Bindy Kent

Bindy Kent was brought up in the Channel Islands. She gained her love of flower painting and of gardening from her mother

Maidenhair Spleenwort (Asplenium), Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland, (England, 1861) botanical print

Maidenhair Spleenwort (Asplenium), Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland, (England, botanical print

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